PHL381H1: Ethics and Medical Research

Hours: 
36L

An intermediate-level study of problems in biomedical and behavioural research with human subjects: informed voluntary consent, risk and benefit, experimental therapy, randomized clinical trials, research codes and legal issues, dependent groups (human embryos, children, the aged, hospital patients, the dying, prisoners, the mentally ill.

Prerequisite: 

PHL281H1, 7.5 courses (in any field) with at least 1.5 in philosophy

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)